Welcome to Understanding Peacekeeping online
The fully revised and updated second edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of international peace operations. It provides students with the basic conceptual tools to understand how peace operations work, how peacekeeping has developed historically, the different types of peace operations, and detailed analysis of the major challenges facing more than 150,000 peacekeepers currently deployed in over twenty of the world’s conflict zones.
To help students keep track of new developments related to international peacekeeping, this website contains a variety of additional material that supplements that found in the book. This material includes extra case studies of particular missions, comprehensive lists of UN and non-UN peace operations, as well as up-to-date news and analysis.
UN welcomes release of 26 Qatari abductees in Iraq
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EST
Addressing ‘fragility’ of societies key to preventing conflicts, stresses UN chief
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:46:13 EST
UN seeks more ‘cost-effective’ flight logistics in peacekeeping, political missions
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:21:54 EST
Security Council condemns latest ‘highly destabilizing’ DPRK ballistic missile test
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:24:32 EST
Middle East engulfed by ‘perfect storm’ – one that threatens international peace, warns UN envoy
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:17:12 EST